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People Puerto Rico lets the world know it's back in business
Author: 0 Puerto Rico lets the world know it's back in business

Puerto Rico's electric company disregarded its own lawyers' advice when it agreed to a $300 million contract to fix hurricane damage, according to records a House panel has made public. Even basics like finding housing for workers required enormous efforts to arrange clean and safe accommodations. The documents show that PREPA lawyers provided guidance on how the contract should be constructed, including termination, payment, and bonding recommendations-which were not reflected in the ...

Author: 0 Former VP Joe Biden Has Seen the Memes and Picks His Favorites

On Monday, Joe Biden left the door open to a presidential run to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The poll comes as Biden toys with the idea of running for the White House after spending eight years as second-in-command to former President Barack Obama.

People Target's fourth-quarter forecast is lower than analysts' expectations
Author: 0 Target's fourth-quarter forecast is lower than analysts' expectations

The holiday shopping season can represent 20 percent to 40 percent of annual sales for many retailers. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of TGT . Douglas A. Scovanner holds 118,988 (0.02% of shares outstanding) and Brian C. Cornell holds 118,856 (0.02% of shares outstanding). Target Corporation had a return on equity of 25.06% and a net margin of 3.99%.

People Operation Christmas Child now accepting donations
Author: 0 Operation Christmas Child now accepting donations

The items inside the boxes are more than tangible gifts - they provide a feeling of love for the children. "Before filling the boxes, the children are encouraged to ask God to direct them to select the appropriate gifts for each child", Phelps said.

People Google pays tribute to India's first woman advocate Cornelia Sorabji
Author: 0 Google pays tribute to India's first woman advocate Cornelia Sorabji

Over the next 20 years, Cornelia is reported to have helped over 600 women and orphans fight legal battles, sometimes free of charge. Despite achieving success at the Bombay University LLB examination she was not allowed to file petitions and pleas untill the law that barred women from practicing was channged in 1923.

People New GST rates come into effect from today; 177 items get cheaper
Author: 0 New GST rates come into effect from today; 177 items get cheaper

Economists agree it has contributed to dragging on India's growth, which hit a three year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the financial year. However, presently the twelve percent GST is levied on food bill of non-ac restaurants and 18% on ac restaurants. Goods and Service Tax (GST) was being charged on existing rates which put additional tax burden on restaurant goers.

People Hit by GST, exports fall 1.2% to $23 billion in Oct
Author: 0 Hit by GST, exports fall 1.2% to $23 billion in Oct

Exports declined by 1.12% in October 2017 to $23.1 billion as compared to $23.36 billion during the same month past year, according to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce. Total imports during the seven-month period increased 22.21 per cent to $256.43 billion. Pakistan's exports after a growth of 10.04 percent increased to $7.1 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year from $6.4 billion for the same period of last fiscal year while imports after a 22.55 percent ...

People Girl, 12, suing to legalize medical marijuana nationwide
Author: 0 Girl, 12, suing to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

Bortell's family moved to Colorado so that their daughter - then 10 - could access medical marijuana, a treatment that's illegal in her home state of Texas. [The government] made a representation that cannabis has medical application for the treatments of Parkinson's Disease, HIV-induced dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and yet at the same time, the United States government maintains that there is absolutely no medical benefit for the use of cannabis.

People North Korea heaps insults on Trump, warns he will 'pay dearly'
Author: 0 North Korea heaps insults on Trump, warns he will 'pay dearly'

It continued: "He should know that he is just a disgusting criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people". "He will be forced to pay dearly for his blasphemy any moment", it continued, "The one who violated the dignity of the people and insulted them should never expect their pardon".

People Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says
Author: 0 Myanmar's Rohingya report 'absurd', rights group says

More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since late August, driven out by a military counter-insurgency clearance operation in Buddhist-majority Myanmar's Rakhine State that a top United Nations official has described as a textbook case of "ethnic cleansing".

People Zaghari-Ratcliffe case: Iran set to reject diplomatic protection proposal
Author: 0 Zaghari-Ratcliffe case: Iran set to reject diplomatic protection proposal

She has been in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison since then and her husband has accused Mr Johnson of possibly increasing her sentence by five years after he told MPs last week she was "teaching people journalism" in the country. Mr Ratcliffe added: "My wife is angry now". "She cried over the coverage and felt it was a violation that they used pictures from our family photo album".

People Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Yogi Adityanath to discuss Ayodhya issue
Author: 0 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Yogi Adityanath to discuss Ayodhya issue

Stating that his initiative was out of his "own will", Ravi Shankar on Monday said said he would pay a courtesy visit to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , and will visit Ayodhya on November 16 to meet all stakeholders. Earlier, Owaisi had said, "All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has clearly stated that they would not accept any such offer". "The VHP is keeping an eye on the activities of those involved in the activities for an agreement.It was a temple in Ayodhya ...

People Telegraph accused of 'bullying' Tory MPs rebelling against Brexit
Author: 0 Telegraph accused of 'bullying' Tory MPs rebelling against Brexit

But critics warn the European Union withdrawal bill - also known as the repeal bill - represents a power-grab by ministers, while others see the legislation as a chance to shape the prime minister's Brexit policy. Brexit minister Steve Baker, who spoke for the government in Tuesday's debate, tweeted: "I regret any media attempts to divide our party ". "My Parliamentary colleagues have honest suggestions to improve the Bill which we are working through and I respect them for that", Mr ...

People Russian Federation lawmakers vote in favor of labeling media 'foreign agents'
Author: 0 Russian Federation lawmakers vote in favor of labeling media 'foreign agents'

Russia's lower house of parliament has unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register global media outlets as foreign agents , days after the USA demanded the same of the Russian state-funded RT television channel. The law requests all groups that receive foreign funding and engage in vaguely defined political activities to register as foreign agents . It states that such entities can be "recognized as foreign mass media executing the functions of a foreign agent if ...

People Four People Dead, Gunman Killed in Tehama County, N. Calif.: Sheriff
Author: 0 Four People Dead, Gunman Killed in Tehama County, N. Calif.: Sheriff

Johnston said the gunman, apparently frustrated, left the school grounds and resumed his random shooting before crashing the vehicle. It was "very clear" early on that "we had a subject that was randomly picking targets", he said. The shooter was killed by law enforcement. The nearby Rancho Tehama Airport was placed on lockdown . A woman and another child were shot in a truck that was driving near the school and taken to the hospital, he added.

People Roy Moore Just Lost Sean Hannity
Author: 0 Roy Moore Just Lost Sean Hannity

The Fox host lost a number of advertisers over his coverage of the Moore scandal . Sean Hannity of Fox News appears at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., in 2016. Hannity said on his show Thursday that viewers shouldn't rush to judgement against Moore. "You must remove any doubt". Hannity said he was concerned over Moore's "inconsistencies" and his denial of knowing his fifth accuser, before a yearbook was produced with an inscription to her, ...

People YouTube signs Ticketmaster deal to start pushing artists' concerts
Author: 0 YouTube signs Ticketmaster deal to start pushing artists' concerts

If the user finds a date and place they'd like to attend, a tap on said event will link the user to Ticketmaster's webpage where they can purchase a ticket or tickets for their enjoyment. Tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster , and Ticketmaster only. The move to also go live on YouTube makes sense, given that one of its bigger use cases is music discovery and streaming - so much so that it has its own dedicated mobile app, and offline video streaming is packaged as a part of a ...

People Congress MLAs favour diluting medical bill; health minister threatens to quit
Author: 0 Congress MLAs favour diluting medical bill; health minister threatens to quit

More than 40,000 doctors from various medical hospitals associated with private hospital association and Indian medical association have been protesting during the Belgavi session. As the controversial bill to regulate private hospitals is set for a debate and voting in the assembly after it was tabled on Tuesday, the ruling Congress seems to be in a Catch-22 situation.

People Zimbabwe crisis: What we know so far
Author: 0 Zimbabwe crisis: What we know so far

Troops in Zimbabwe's capital Harare have reportedly seized the country's state broadcaster ZBC and loud explosions have been heard in the city, prompting further speculation of a coup. Grace Mugabe has drawn the ire of Zimbabweans for appearing to be out of touch. A week of turmoil has followed the sacking of Zimbabwe's deputy leader Emmerson Mnangagwa by President Mugabe.

People Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing
Author: 0 Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come under increasing worldwide pressure to act to prevent further tragedies from occurring. More than one-million people from the mainly-Muslim minority group lived in Myanmar at the start of 2017, a lot of them in Rakhine State.

People Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea
Author: 0 Court reserves verdict on Nawaz, Maryam's appearance exemption plea

The two sought exemption on the account of the medical condition of Nawaz's wife, Kulsoom, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma in London. However, she requested the court allow Jahangir Jadoon to represent her in court in case she had to leave the country in case of an emergency.

People Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen
Author: 0 Houthi rebels accuse Saudi-led coalition of bombing Sanaa Airport in Yemen

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to send a delegation to Riyadh to "review current inspection measures to reinforce and introduce a more effective inspection and verification regime (UNVIM) aimed at facilitating the flow of humanitarian and commercial supplies and prevent smuggling of weapons, ammunition and missile parts".

Author: 0 Magnitude 5.5 quake jolts South Korea

It's the strongest quake in South Korea since a 5.8-magnitude occurred near the ancient city of Gyeongju, which is close to Pohang, in September 2016, Korea Meteorological Administration officials said. Images posted on social media showed shattered storefronts, goods tumbled off store shelves, cars smashed by fallen bricks and cracks on the ground.

People Travel Ban Goes Partially Into Effect
Author: 0 Travel Ban Goes Partially Into Effect

Individuals from six countries - Chad , Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen - may be banned from entry, unless they have a bona fide relationship with a USA family member or entity. Worldwide travelers arrive at Washington Dulles Airport in June. The judges said that the government could implement the ban, except on "foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ".

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